HPE SimpliVity Review

Reduced our data center footprint, increased our application delivery performance, and lowered operational costs.

What is most valuable?

DR, Dedupe, Efficiency Rating.

How has it helped my organization?

Simplified our DR Solution.

Lowered the Backup Increment from 1 hour to under 15 minutes.

What needs improvement?

I would like to ability to install a client on a remote server and download images from the federation service.

For how long have I used the solution?

3 Years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No, Very easy to implement.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No, Very pleased with the stability of the solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No, We have increase capacity 2X.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Outstanding Customer Service.

Technical Support:

Outstanding Technical Support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I migrated from IBM Blade Servers and traditional SAN infrastructure.

How was the initial setup?

Very Straightforward. It was a much easier rollout than expected.

What about the implementation team?

In House.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Very Economical.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, Nutanix.

What other advice do I have?

As an early adopter of SimpliVity’s hyper-converged infrastructure, we’ve seen significant benefits of the solution. SimpliVity reduced our data center footprint from 20U to 4U, increased our application delivery performance by 75%, and lowered operational costs in a major way.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarOrlee Gillis

Can you describe/elaborate on the performance increase you've seen in application delivery?